Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Business Management

Company:Häme University of Applied Sciences – HAMK

Location:Finland / Valkeakoski

Discipline:Sustainable Business Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Business Management

Company: Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

Location: Finland / Valkeakoski

Employment type: Permanent Full-time

Applications are invited for the full-time post of Senior lecturer in Sustainable Business Management starting on 1 August 2023.

The successful candidate will be part of an international team of lecturers in the Master's Degree programme, Management in Sustainable Business.

The candidate will be expected to possess at minimum a Master's Degree qualification in the field of business/sustainability, but preference will be given to candidates holding a Doctoral Degree qualification, as well as those who have advanced spoken and written competences in English.  Teaching experience at the University or preferably University of Applied Sciences level is required. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with practical experience in the Sustainable Business field.

Moreover, preference will be given to candidates with a record of publications in a relevant field and those who can demonstrate their impact and contribution to practice. The candidat's profile and ability to network and develop partnerships with external organizations will be relevant to further enhance both the University's and also the Degree programme's reputation and profile.

The main responsibility of the successful candidate is to teach and assess a range of Sustainable Management courses and be able to engage well with students in the programme. The candidate will design, teach, and deliver course plans and materials, and use their professional research in support of their teaching.  The candidate should also have the competences to develop research work, both at the Bachelor's and Master's level in business related English taught degree programmes. In addition, the candidate will participate in project funding application work and must have the enthusiasm to coordinate and develop the degree programme further.

We highly appreciate candidates who have a passion for teaching, and have the knowledge, skills, and competences to meaningfully contribute to a student-centric curriculum. The applicant must have the competences in the following areas marked with bullet points below. In addition, proven experience in the following areas is required:

  • Business perspectives focusing on ecological, economic, and social sustainability
  • Proven ability to coordinate and develop the programme
  • Record of publications in relation to sustainable business or interest towards publishing sustainability related publications
  • Research methods and business development tools
  • Thesis guidance
  • Curriculum development
  • University enterprise cooperation
  • Competence in applying for national and international funding from different sources

Our commitment to high quality teaching and applied research goes hand-in-hand with an equally strong commitment to providing a stimulating and supportive working environment for talented individuals who can make a lasting contribution to our continuing development and success. It is essential that teaching is conducted with regards to applied research and current practice.

The work will start on 1 August 2023 or according to a mutual agreement. The selected candidate will have a six-month probation period.

You will be working mainly at HAMK's Valkeakoski campus. Distance working for a portion of the work is possible based on mutual agreement.

The qualification requirements for a senior lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences level in Finland are in accordance with decree 1129/2014 § 17. A senior lecturer is also required to have pegagogical studies 60 credits or 35 study weeks.

Applicants will be asked to provide a CV in the following form of Finnish National Board on Research Integrity TENK:

Häme University of Applied Sciences

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution of over 8,800 students and 700 experts situated centrally in the most populated area of southern Finland. We offer inspiring higher education and customer-oriented applied research. The main aim of internationalisation at HAMK is to increase the international competence of students, teachers and other staff and to develop internationalisation within the surrounding region.

Contact information

Further information may be obtained from Merja Helin, Head of Degree Programme in Management in Sustainable Business, +358 400 779 521,

Applications are to be sent electronically via by 16 April 2023 at the latest here:

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